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Re: [Xen-users] nfs mountpoints

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] nfs mountpoints
From: Ernst Bachmann <e.bachmann@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 16:18:28 +0100
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On Tuesday 15 November 2005 15:41, Stephan Seitz wrote:

> Does someone here do know a netwide mountable COW fs? Or, maybe some
> better idea of
> solving/performing this issue?

maybe have a look at unionfs. with some initrd magic, you should be able to 
mount a union of a read-only base nfs share and a read-write per-domain share 
as root filesystem.

if you don't want to have the union in domU, you could also try to export a 
seperate union over nfs for each domU from your fileserver, but use caution 
there, trying to use kernel-nfsd to export a unionfs has caused me several 


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